Profile

Gail offers practical experience and advice to clients who need help arranging their inheritance and estate planning affairs. She advises on Wills, probate, inheritance tax, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection issues, acting as an attorney and deputy for clients when needed. She has particular experience in advising farming clients on succession planning and is also a member of the team advising elderly and vulnerable clients. Before qualifying as a solicitor Gail spent 20 years working for fine art valuers and auctioneer, having graduated from the Courtauld Institute London University in History of Art and Architecture.

If Gail is unavailable please contact, Eleanor Atherton, 01732 375358, e.atherton@warners.law

Experience

  • Administering an estate valued for probate at £4 million and setting up a trust within the Will
  • Running a complex deputyship for a client wholly dependent on me for looking after his affairs
  • Advising husband and wife business owners on how to structure their estates over £5 million in a tax efficient manner

Recognition & Memberships

  • Member of the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Member of STEP Mental Capacity Special Interest Group
  • Member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE)

Legal 500 – 2019
The team at Warners Solicitors offers a comprehensive range of specialisms; estate planning, tax, trust creation and administration and elderly client services. The team attracts high-net-worth clients, owners of landed estates and clients in agriculture. It also tends to clients with capacity issues.

Chambers & Partners HNW Guide 2019
Gail Hall concentrates on wills, tax planning and trust and estate administration matters, and also provides succession planning advice to farming clients. Her practice includes assisting with Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection applications. “I’ve found Gail to be extremely professional, kind and compassionate,” states an interviewee.

Legal 500 – 2018
The ‘excellent’ team at Warners Solicitors provides a comprehensive private client service encompassing estate planning, tax planning, the creation and administration of trusts, and power of attorney and Court of Protection matters. In addition to acting for high-net-worth individuals and families, the team includes specialists who can assist elderly and vulnerable people, including with obtaining deputyship orders.  Gail Hall has broad private client expertise and is noted for ‘having an extremely good way of dealing with clients and providing advice in a way that is clear and understandable’.

Chambers & Partners HNW Guide 2018
Gail Hall is a well-regarded practitioner, who handles trust and estate administration, Lasting Powers of Attorney, wills and tax and succession planning. “Obviously she’s knowledgeable for a start, but she’s also a very good communicator,” reports an interviewee; “she tries to put things across in as simple a fashion as possible. If we’re in a meeting where technical issues come up, she is quite adept at explaining things in a way that everyone can understand.”

Legal 500 – 2017
Recommended Lawyer in Agriculture & Estates and Personal Tax, Trust & Probate

News & Insights

Gail Hall is a well-regarded practitioner, who handles trust and estate administration, Lasting Powers of Attorney, wills and tax and succession planning. "Obviously she's knowledgeable for a start, but she's also a very good communicator," reports an interviewee; "she tries to put things across in as simple a fashion as possible. If we're in a meeting where technical issues come up, she is quite adept at explaining things in a way that everyone can understand."


Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2018

Gail Hall concentrates on wills, tax planning and trust and estate administration matters, and also provides succession planning advice to farming clients. Her practice includes assisting with Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection applications. "I've found Gail to be extremely professional, kind and compassionate," states an interviewee.


Chambers & Partners 2020

Commentators particularly highlight the firm for its approach to client service. "I have always found Warners to be highly efficient and professional in all respects," states an interviewee. Another source says: "Warners have a friendly but professional feel to their business. Individuals within the organisation tend to be able to communicate effectively and pass on relevant information quickly."


Chambers HNW Guide